Shows coming to Netflix this May

Here’s what you can expect this May on Netflix:

Lights, camera, action! Glam, glitz, and splendour will grace your Netflix screen this month with the upcoming launch of Young, Famous and African season 2 on the 19th of May. Bonang Matheba joins the cast, and we see the familiar faces of Khanyi Mbau, Swanky Jerry, and Zari the Boss Lady as they return for this highly anticipated season. Get ready to see some of Africa’s biggest personalities as they give us a glimpse into their high-profile lives.


Fans of the Ton will be thrilled that Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story launches on the service on the 4th of May. Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me (16 May) tells the story of Anna Nicole Smith and reveals the highs and lows of her life from a fresh perspective in this compelling new documentary. Selling Sunset returns for its sixth season on the 19th of May, with higher stakes and even better views than before. On a comedic front, viewers can look forward to Wanda Sykes’ sage wisdom in Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer  which comes to the service on the 23rd of May. Relationships are put to the test in The Ultimatum: Queer Love, which premieres on the 24th of May, and is sure to leave audiences enthralled by the highs and lows faced by these couples.


Local Content

Young, Famous & African: Season 2 – Netflix Series – 19/5/2023

The celebrity crew is back — and their claws are out. Join the stars as they return to Johannesburg for another season of fun, fights and drama.


International Content

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story  – Netflix Series – 4/5/2023

Young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George of England sparks an epic love story and transforms high society in this “Bridgerton” universe prequel.


Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me – Netflix Documentary 16/5/2023

From the heights of her modeling fame to her tragic death, this documentary reveals Anna Nicole Smith through the eyes of the people closest to her.


Selling Sunset: Season 6 – Netflix Series – 19/5/2023

The stakes and stilettos are as high as they’ve ever been at the brokerage, as longtime agents make big changes and two new team members bring the heat.


Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer – Netflix Comedy Special – 23/5/2023

Legendary comedian, actress and producer Wanda Sykes returns for her second hour-long Netflix comedy special. From the challenges of raising Gen Z teens to the dilemmas of being a liberal in a hyper charged political climate, Sykes, renowned for her social commentary, delivers her insightful and ferocious wit and candor audiences have come to know and love.


The Ultimatum: Queer Love – Netflix Series – 24/5/2023


May 24: episodes 1-4

May 31: episodes 5-8

June 7: episodes 9-10

Tie the knot or call it quits? Five long-term couples are put under pressure to get married or move on in this queer-centric spin-off of “The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On.”


Non-Branded Titles

Annie – 1/5/2023

In this adaptation of the Broadway musical, a spunky foster kid comes under the wing of a political player, and they change each other’s lives.


Midnight Sun – 1/5/2023

Born with a fatal sensitivity to sunlight, a sheltered teen girl falls for her neighbor, but hides her condition from him as their romance blossoms.


A Quiet Place – 7/5/2023

Cut off from the rest of the world, a tight-knit family lives in constant fear of making any sound that will attract terrifying alien creatures.


Big Momma’s House – 15/5/2023

While on a stakeout to catch a bank robber, FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes undercover as the larger-than-life grandmother of the crook’s girlfriend.


Big Momma’s House 2 – 15/5/2023

After settling into his new life, FBI agent Turner gets back to his old antics as a charming nanny to investigate the death of his former partner.


Baby Driver – 15/5/2023

Smooth-faced getaway driver Baby is a music junkie in deep with a bad dude. He’s got just one job left, but it’s all about to go sideways.


Shrek – 18/5/2023

On a mission to retrieve a princess from a fire-breathing dragon, gruff ogre Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot — a wisecracking donkey.


Shrek 2 – 18/5/2023

Back in Far Far Away, Shrek and Fiona share news of their marriage. But a sinister plan involving Prince Charming threatens their “happily ever after.”


Shrek the Third – 18/5/2023

With the kingdom in need of an heir, Shrek, Donkey and Puss set sail on a search to find one — just as Shrek learns he’s about to become a father.